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comment User Story vs Requirement
@Aaronaught very true thanks
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comment User Story vs Requirement
@Aaronaught I agree. There has to be a point where the scope is limited particularly in situations where there is a fixed implementation budget. If the budget is fixed but the product design is not known and the project needs to get going quickly then for me agile works (and if it's an ongoing software product development activity done in sprints i.e. not a true project) but the scope must constrained using the acceptance criteria which would be baked into the requirements themselves (with some semantic changes) if you were going with a waterfall approach
Nov
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comment User Story vs Requirement
@Aaronaught I'm from a business analysis background and I can certainly see very little distinction between business requirements and user stories but well written functional requirements are more definitive and detailed than a user story (see email example below). That said I think user stories are very useful for keeping users as the focus of the solution and I find it easier to develop acceptance criteria off the back of user stories.
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comment User Story vs Requirement
@hanzolo is this semantics i.e. Aaronaught is interpreting "tasks" as project tasks but you mean a task that a user carries out in interacting with the system?
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accepted Do compilers have to be written for each model of CPU?
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comment My client wants me to add background music to a site. How do I tell them this is a terrible idea?
And maybe setup a session with users (if possible with the client watching and listening through a 2-way mirror, observing users' reactions to the music) - this option is more expensive though and not needed of the A/B tests return the results you would expect
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comment Do compilers have to be written for each model of CPU?
@rwong no I haven't - I know very little about compilers. Thanks for pointing me in the right direction and I'll read through the site (and try working with clang vs gcc) but it would be really useful if you could explain what it is as an answer just in case someday that link breaks
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asked Do compilers have to be written for each model of CPU?
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comment Which Python GUI library is easiest to use?
Maybe ask for pros and cons of each GUI library just to avoid subjective answers as much as possible
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accepted What are the benefits of using the command line for software development?
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accepted What is the relationship between the command line, the OS and the microprocessor?
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comment What are the benefits of using the command line for software development?
Thanks @LordTydus the make file recommendation is really helpful and getting right into how things work at low levels is how I like to learn